Monday, June 17, 2024

Emmy Award Winner “SNL” Announces First 3 Sets of Hosts, Musical Acts Including Ryan Gosling, Pink, Jay Z, Gal Gadot


Fresh on the heels of multiple Emmy Award wins, “Saturday Night Live” has announced its first three sets of hosts and musical performers for the 2017-18 season.

September 30– Ryan Gosling (promoting “Blade Runner 2049”) and Jay Z

October 7– Gal Gadot and Sam Smith

October 14– Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick”) and Pink

No word yet on Alec Baldwin reprising Donald Trump, but I’ll bet we see a lot of him. Also, Melissa McCarthy could return as Sean Spicer, although it would be great to see Cecily Strong as Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Trump White House is so volatile that in all likelihood, Anthony Scaramucci will never be satirized. He’s already old news.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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